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First Nations women overrepresented among B.C. toxic drug deaths: doctor

First Nations women overrepresented among B.C. toxic drug deaths: doctor

VICTORIA — Indigenous people, especially women, are dying from toxic drugs at disproportionately high rates in British Columbia as the overdose crisis continues "unabated," nearly seven years after the province first declared a public health emergenc
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples calls for end to police brutality in Canada

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples calls for end to police brutality in Canada

Canadian police forces need to acknowledge and apologize for brutality against members of racialized groups in the country, a national Indigenous organization said Tuesday.
Mi'kmaw Nova Scotia MP says updated electoral map kicks him out of his own riding

Mi'kmaw Nova Scotia MP says updated electoral map kicks him out of his own riding

OTTAWA — A Mi'kmaw member of Parliament said Tuesday that proposed changes to the boundaries of federal ridings in Nova Scotia would remove two Indigenous communities from the area he represents, including his home of Eskasoni First Nation.

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'Make peoples' jaws drop:' Inuvialuk sculptor shaped by cultural stories

'Make peoples' jaws drop:' Inuvialuk sculptor shaped by cultural stories

When veteran Inuvialuk sculptor David Ruben Piqtoukun hears stories from his culture, they sprout images in his mind. Remembering these stories, and combining them with modern elements, has influenced his work for decades.

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Nicaragua arrests 24 after attack in indigenous land dispute

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nicaraguan authorities said Friday they arrested 24 settlers after they allegedly attacked an indigenous community as part of a land dispute.
B.C. First Nations face complex, stressful choice: should school sites be excavated?

B.C. First Nations face complex, stressful choice: should school sites be excavated?

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — The chief of the Williams Lake First Nation says he would support excavating possible unmarked graves at the site of the former St. Joseph's Mission residential school if that's what elders and the community decide is best.

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Canada's $2.8 billion settlement with Indigenous Day Scholars is a long-time coming

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